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JUST IN: Arrest Made in Cash App Founder’s Murder

Mission Local reports that the San Francisco Police Department made an arrest in the murder of Cash App founder Bob Lee.

Lee, 43, was stabbed to death last week in the Rincon Hill neighborhood of San Francisco.

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Police were reportedly dispatched to arrest Nima Momeni, the owner of a company called Expand IT, who allegedly knew Lee.

Mission Local reported:

We are told that police today were dispatched to Emeryville with a warrant to arrest a man named Nima Momeni. The name and Emeryville address SFPD officers traveled to correspond with this man, the owner of a company called Expand IT.

Multiple police sources have described the predawn knifing that last week left the 43-year-old Lee dead in a deserted section of downtown San Francisco as neither a robbery attempt nor a random attack.

Rather, Lee and Momeni were portrayed by police as being familiar with one another. In the wee hours of April 4, they were purportedly driving together through downtown San Francisco in a car registered to the suspect.

Some manner of confrontation allegedly commenced while both men were in the vehicle, and potentially continued after Lee exited the car. Police allege that Momeni stabbed Lee multiple times with a knife that was recovered not far from the spot on the 300 block of Main Street to which officers initially responded.

This scenario would explain in part why Lee was walking through a portion of Main Street in which there is little to no foot traffic at 2:30 a.m. That was one of several incongruous circumstances surrounding Lee’s violent death which law-enforcement sources from the get-go felt made it far from a straightforward or random crime.

KTVU wrote about the suspect:

Momeni, 38, was arrested at his live/work space in Emeryville and booked on a homicide charge at San Francisco County Jail. He is being held without bail.


Momeni listed himself as the founder of Expand IT, Inc in the Besler building at 4053 Harlan Street in Emeryville. The company touts itself as a group of enterprise IT professionals who provide technology support, project management consulting, security audits and helpdesk support. The company's website was taken down Thursday morning. No one from his company returned a request seeking comment about Momeni's arrest.


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